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Decoction! By Ronald Pattinson
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Everything you'd want to know about central European brewing culture. Lager styles, lager brewing methods, extinct German top-fermenting beer styles, going out on the lash in Germany and the Czech... More > Republic. The lot, really.< Less
Yakushima: A Yakumonkey Guide Ebook By Clive Witham
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Yakushima: A Yakumonkey Guide - The Second edition Fully updated and still packed full of everything necessary to visit Yakushima - accommodation, transport, 15 hiking trails, places of interest,... More > activities, restaurants, bars and cafes. Visiting Yakushima has never been easier!< Less
Five Miles From Home and Other Exotic Travel Destinations By Drew Jones
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The vast majority of people spend the vast majority of their time near home. If you view the world around home as a drab purgatory that must be endured until the next vacation, most of your life is... More > spent being discontent. Could it be that God has placed you where you are out of kindness, and has buried treasures all around your region for you to discover? Five Miles From Home and Other Exotic Destinations presents a path to change the way we think about the world nearby. That change of heart, and the discovery of those treasures, is the essence of Five Miles from Home (http://www.fivemilesfromhome.com)< Less
New York, New York By Rob Silverman
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New York City is so unique that it generates its own culture, its own attitude, and its own exclusiveness. These attributes bring with them tons of idiosyncrasies that need to be explored to truly... More > understand what it is like to live, breathe, work, and play here. This book describes every aspect of being in Manhattan: ordering at a deli, the delights of shopping its famous stores, negotiating the subways and buses, walking across its streets, deciding to rent or buy an apartment, hiring nannies, and finding doctors. Rob Silverman discusses what times taxicabs change their shifts and how it affects your ability to get a cab on a rainy night, and debates the desirability of making eye contact in the subway system. New York, New York is an entertaining and invaluable source of information for New Yorkers and visitors alike.< Less
Space Cow Express By Gravity George
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Adventures in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Let's go to India for a few sublimely ridiculous non-adventure holidays. It's hot, cheap and freaky over there. These are the stories of my three trips to... More > India. Most of the action happens in India, but Nepal, Sri Lanka, Singapore, New Zealand, Australia, Indonesia, Netherlands and England also feature. If you have ever travelled in South Asia, you will probably relate to some of this. Look out for the story of the two laundry men who looked similar to each other. They caused all kinds of confusion. The first India trip was from the perspective of a tourist, but foir the second and third trips I brought along some larger-than-life personalities, Bongo van Latte and Streev Greebling. Third world or no third world, we're gonna party! Wittily written, well designed, and illustrated with photographs and artwork.< Less
A Fine Chaos: Three Years Renovating a Castle in Chile By David Mills
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“A Fine Chaos” details the three years it took to purchase and renovate Castillo Verde. It describes the trials and tribulations encountered working through Chilean bureaucracy to obtain... More > the necessary rights to own the property and its sources of water, and then the long struggle to restore the castle and its surrounding gardens to their former glory. Join us as we learn about Chile, its people, culture, customs and history. Meet our new Chilean friends, and see through their eyes the renewed confidence and hope that is driving one of the most successful economic and cultural rebirths in South America. And experience first-hand how living in a foreign country can change your life. Much more than a travel book or house renovation documentary, “A Fine Chaos” provides insight, fact and opinion on a country and a continent about which much of the world knows very little.< Less
Be There Then: A Guide to Exploring Greater Boston's Historic House Museums By Elizabeth S. Levy Merrick
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One of the pleasures of visiting or living in Boston, with its wealth of historical resources, is to be able to experience the past through the historic houses left to us by earlier inhabitants. This... More > guide, including colorful profiles of more than forty historic houses open to the public in and around Boston, is an indispensable handbook to help you discover hidden historical gems as well as some better-known portals to the past. From colonial to Victorian, from modest to upper-crust, there are houses for every interest. Be There Then aims to convey not only the basics of each house but also the overall visitor experience, going beyond a listing of facts and allowing you to plan your visits carefully. Houses of the distant (and not-so-distant) past serve to bring history alive, helping us know what it was like to live then and there. In these historic house museums, you can step over the threshold and start your journey back in time.< Less
Wine Bar Travels - Trip 4. I'm Back By Nick Sparks
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Trip 4 looks at new places and my favorites from the first 3 books. This is the perfect gift for any person who enjoys wine and travel. The new locations are some of the best finds in the series. ... More > The retrospective from the first 3 books showcases those places I revisit and believe to be some of the best in the country. A must for wine and travel lovers everywhere.< Less
Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to St. Paul, MN (Second Edition) By Robert Tabern
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If you ever ride the train between Chicago, Milwaukee, and the Twin Cities...then this is the book that you need! The second edition of "Outside the Rails" features 300 pages of useful... More > information describing the different sites that passengers see while aboard Amtrak's "Hiawatha Service" and "Empire Builder" trains. Ever look out your window and wonder what something is? Chances are it is in this book! The author spent more than 5 years researching historic buildings, natural, and geological sites along the 417 mile route from Chicago to St. Paul. This route guide is also popular with passengers who are participating in a "Friends of the 261" charter trip. So, stop wondering "What is that?"...and be in the know with "Outside the Rails".< Less
Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI By Robert Tabern & Kandace Tabern
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The busiest Amtrak route in the Midwest is the "Hiawatha Service" between Chicago, Glenview, Sturtevant, Milwaukee Airport, and Downtown Milwaukee. From the building of this railroad line... More > in the 1870's by the Milwaukee Road to the present-day, this route guide book explains it all. Both regular travelers and rail fans will enjoy knowing what they are seeing outside the windows of the train as they take this 85-mile train trip between two of the Midwest's most interesting cities. This milepost-by-milepost guide points out various historical and natural landmarks that even the most frequent traveler between Chicago and Milwaukee might not know about.< Less
Wine Bar Travels Trip 4 - I'm Back (promo) By Nick Sparks
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Welcome to book 4. This trip not only has some amazing new locations but also features some of my favorites from Books 1 thru 3. This is a perfect gift for the wine or travel lover. Thanks for... More > continuing on this wine bar journey with me. It is always fun to find new locations and gather new friends along the way. Cheers!< Less
365 Caregiving Tips: Travel and Respite Practical Tips from Everyday Caregivers By Trish Hughes Kreis et al.
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Caregiving is hard enough and now we want to throw in traveling together?! Or arranging for a respite? Don’t caregivers have enough to do?! Yes we do but traveling or taking a respite is... More > something all five authors have done while caregiving. Oh, it is not easy (understatement alert!). We understand how scary and overwhelming it is – we felt that too. All of us. A lot. It is not easy to overcome those worries and fears but it is definitely worth it. We have been there and want to help you overcome any fear you have about traveling with your loved one or arranging for a caregiving break. We also know that it is truly difficult to leave and sometimes downright impossible. Because of that, we have included tips for your mental and physical well-being while staying at home. Whatever you choose to do, know there are others on this caregiving journey with you and we are here to help. We are in this together! Connect with us at www.365CaregivingTips.com< Less
Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to South Bend Airport, IN By Robert Tabern & Kandace Tabern
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"Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to South Bend Airport, IN" serves as a milepost-by-milepost route guide for the 90-mile-long electric interurban train line between... More > Chicago, Gary, Michigan City, and South Bend, Indiana. This route guide was produced in partnership with the marketing team at the Northern Indiana Commuter Rail District and the National Park Service. The book begins with a brief introduction by famed railroad author John Kelly about interurbans in the Chicagoland area, including the South Shore Line, North Shore Line, and the Chicago, Aurora & Elgin. The rest of the book explains what passengers see out their window from the train - including historical sites, natural sites, and famous people of Chicago and Northwest Indiana.< Less
Stories from the Street (Black and White Version) By Katie Ferrara
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Stories from the street is a collection of 14 stories developed from the personal diary of singer-songwriter Katie Ferrara about her experience "busking" (or street performing) to pursue... More > her dreams of traveling the world as a working musician. The book features some of the obstacles Katie faced as a busker and how she overcame them. Among the story settings are Katie's favorite locations in LA such as the Santa Monica Third Street Promenade, Melrose Trading Post, Downtown Burbank, and various farmer's markets. The author also tells of her travels to the UK and Italy in 2016, where she performed her first European festival in the city of Ferrara, which coincidentally shares her name. If you are a musician, an entrepreneur, or anyone who is looking for an adventurous and inspirational story about achieving success, read this book!< Less
Rubber Suits & Lukewarm Soup By Steven Randall
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All proceeds donated to the Douglas Bader Foundation. A desire to become a professional pilot against the odds and without the benefit of wealthy relatives leads to a journey through some unusual... More > jobs including theft investigator, car salesman, loans agent, and finance company repo man. When the opportunity to join an airline is abruptly halted by bureaucracy, a determination to continue flying results in an accidental career as one of the busiest oceanic ferry pilots in the world. Fly along on nine very different delivery flights and experience the literal highs and lows of these dangerously exciting journeys across our oceans. Read about flights from dirt tracks in Russia, fuel leaks in Iceland, mechanical issues in war-torn Africa, low fuel across the Pacific and flying through the waves of the Atlantic Ocean! Meet some of the people, the machines and the cultures encountered as a risky game against ever diminishing luck is played out in some of the most remote and lonely places on earth.< Less
Carpathian Mountain Expedition By Dan Dimancescu
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Hiking 1,000 miles down the Carpathian Mountains from the Ukraine border to the Danube, this is the diary of one of the four trip members. The story was featured in the National Geographic Magazine... More > with photos by Dick Durrance and Chris Knight.< Less
Cruising Authority By Barry Vaudrin
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The difinitive book on cruising. Cruising Authority is the perfect companion to take with you on a cruise and best read from the deckchair of a cruise ship while at sea. This book is a great value... More > because there are two discount coupons in the back page. Barry Vaudrin is an Authority on cruises, having worked as a Cruise Director and Entertainer on ships. With more than 300 cruises, Barry has traveled the world on cruise ships. Barry has a passion for the history of ocean liners and cruise ships.< Less
Wandering Across the USA By Kit and Chip Gardes
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In 2002, we decided it was time to re-evaluate our lives. We were both self-employed and fortunate enough to be able to park our careers, rent out the house, and go walkabout for a whole year. We... More > traveled by bus, train, horse and dugout canoe along the length of the Andes from Ushuaia, Argentina to Coro, Venezuela. We both fell in love with wandering for months on end. Neither of us could imagine not having the other to share it all with. Back home again, we quit our jobs. We sold the house, the cars, the boat, the books, and the furniture. For the next five years we began to roam about, living in different places around the world, teaching English, and learning a lot about how the rest of the world lives. A few years ago we bought a house in Oregon, but itchy feet struck again. The urge for a longer trip kept nagging until we hatched the slightly preposterous plan of going around the world without getting on an airplane. This is the story of the first part of that trip.< Less
Travel and Food in the Global World By Lynn Veach Sadler
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Writer/Editor Dr. Lynn Veach Sadler, (former) college president, Distinguished Woman of North Carolina, National Women’s Hall of Fame member, and Central Region Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished... More > Poet (2013-2015), has published widely in academics and in creative writing: books, articles, newspaper columns, poetry chapbooks and full collections, short stories, novels, a novella, short story collections and nonfiction collections. One of her 41 plays was commissioned for the First International Robert Frost Symposium. Lynn pioneered/consulted in Computer-Assisted Composition, published its first journal and established the first microcomputer laboratory for teaching writing. She originated the first academic computing conference in North Carolina, was Visiting Distinguished Scholar in Educational Leadership, and directed a National Endowment for the Humanities Seminar for College Teachers. Her awards include teaching, Civil Rights, and Exceptional Service to the History of the State.< Less
Walkscapes By Francesco Careri
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Confrontation The act of walking—although it does not constitute a physical construction of a space—implies a transformation of a place and its meanings. The mere physical presence of... More > humans in an unmapped space, as well as the variations of perceptions they register while crossing it, already constitute forms of transformation of the landscape that—without leaving tangible signs—culturally modify the meaning of space and therefor the space itself. From the Introduction by Gilles A. Tiberghien In 'Walkscapes', Francesco Careri does more than write a book on walking considered as a critical tool, an obvious way of looking at landscape, and as a form of emergence of a certain kind of art and architecture. [...W]alking has always generated architecture and landscape, and this practice, all but totally forgotten by architects themselves, has been reactivated by poets, philosophers and artists capable of seeing precisely what is not there, in order to make ‘something’ be there.< Less
Echoes: Writers in Kyoto Anthology 2017 By John Dougill et al.
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This anthology collects writings by established and new writers associated with Kyoto. The contents range widely from fiction to non-fiction: an extract from a novel, a short story, and a fantasy;... More > articles on child-rearing, ceramics, the tokonoma, and the spirit of rocks; contemporary free verse, poetry with a Taoist flavor, and new translations of Basho. Also included are three winning entries from the Writers in Kyoto Competition, and two longer pieces about that giant of Japanology, Lafcadio Hearn, who continues to cast a shadow more than a hundred years after his death. Rounding out the anthology is an essay by Alex Kerr, leading commentator on present-day Japan, together with illustrations by award-winning designer, John Einarsen.< Less
The Masonic Tour Guide - Volume 2 (Special Edition) By Daniel Hanttula
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The Masonic Tour Guide has returned! This volume features incredible Masonic events held every year that no Freemason should miss, reveals never before-seen details on records that our fraternity... More > has set, and provides exclusive information on the programs available to our members to develop, improve and lead The Craft. No resource to date has provided this level of detail on the sights and services of Freemasonry! Readers of the Masonic Tour Guide will discover the answers to even more of the fraternity's greatest questions: • Where are the world's largest square and compasses? (Page 44) • What is a "Socrates Cafe" and how can I start one in my lodge? (Page 66) • Which beautiful Masonic temple can I explore from my couch? (Page 42) • How can I improve myself in Masonry? (Pages 55-75) • When were the most degrees ever conferred? (Page 47) • Who presents an award for entertaining widows and orphans? (Page 13)< Less
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SPQ 18 By jeri Lynch
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Are you tired of high baggage fees? Read Secrets of The Packing Queen and learn how to travel for three weeks with carry on luggage and look hot!
Dead Tongues Speak By Scott Parker
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